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Mariske Westendorp, Bruno Reinhardt, Reinaldo L. Román, Jon Bialecki, Alexander Agadjanian, Karen Lauterbach, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Kate Yanina DeConinck, Jack Hunter, Ioannis Kyriakakis, Magdalena Crăciun, Roger Canals, Cristina Rocha, Khyati Tripathi, Dafne Accoroni, and George Wu Bayuga

narratives presented through different entertaining techniques. The approach developed for the digital project involves primary data gathered through fieldwork research, archival research on biblical parks, publicity materials obtained at different sites, and

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On Knowing Faith

Theology, Everyday Religion, and Anthropological Theory

Joel Robbins

anthropological preoccupations, for, like Rappaport, I worked in the mountains of Papua New Guinea. In many of the societies there, including the ones in which both of us did fieldwork, it is impossible to miss the kinds of concerns with both ignorance and

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Jack Hunter, Annelin Eriksen, Jon Mitchell, Mattijs van de Port, Magnus Course, Nicolás Panotto, Ruth Barcan, David M. R. Orr, Girish Daswani, Piergiorgio Di Giminiani, Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen, Sofía Ugarte, Ryan J. Cook, Bettina E. Schmidt, and Mylene Mizrahi

paranormal scene. Fieldwork among these groups has also been supplemented by extensive long-range survey research conducted between 2005 and 2014, making use of the Templeton-funded Baylor Religion Survey. This gives the book a broader quantitative

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Assessing Ritual Experience in Contemporary Spiritualities

The Practice of ‘sharing’ in a New Age Variant of Umbanda

Viola Teisenhoffer

interactions that follow mediumistic consultations in the Temple Guaracy. Drawing on my fieldwork and the concept of ‘ritual refraction’ coined by Houseman (2007, 2010) , based on his analysis of forms of ritualization in contemporary spiritual practices, I

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Ayse Serap Avanoglu, Diana Riboli, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Annalisa Butticci, Iain R. Edgar, Matan Shapiro, Brooke Schedneck, Mark Sedgwick, Suzane de Alencar Vieira, Nell Haynes, Sara Farhan, Fabián Bravo Vega, Marie Meudec, Nuno Domingos, Heidi Härkönen, Sergio González Varela, and Nathanael Homewood

, sensorial and technological regimes, and embodied practices of Charismatic Christian worship of southern Appalachia. This outstanding ethnography is the result of two intense years of fieldwork with charismatic radio preachers, their in-studio congregations

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Kim Knibbe, Brenda Bartelink, Jelle Wiering, Karin B. Neutel, Marian Burchardt, and Joan Wallach Scott

forms of Christianity relate to secularism and how these unfold in growing nativism and the othering of migrants in contemporary Europe. In my own fieldwork on African Pentecostal Christians in the Netherlands, I encounter some conceptual and

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Steven Brooke, Dafne Accoroni, Olga Ulturgasheva, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Eugenia Roussou, Francesco Vacchiano, Jeffrey D. Howison, Susan Greenwood, Yvonne Daniel, Joana Bahia, Gloria Goodwin Raheja, Charles Lincoln Vaughan, Katrien Pype, and Linda van de Kamp

based on material collected among Turkic-speaking Sakha in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), where she carried out three decades of ethnographic fieldwork, Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer offers a stimulating and highly perceptive examination of post

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Around Abby Day’s Believing in Belonging

Belief and Social Identity in the Modern World

Christopher R. Cotter, Grace Davie, James A. Beckford, Saliha Chattoo, Mia Lövheim, Manuel A. Vásquez, and Abby Day

.” Fieldwork in Religion 8 ( 1 ): 116 – 117 . 10.1558/firn.v8i1.116 Cotter , Christopher R . 2015 . “ Without God yet Not without Nuance: A Qualitative Study of Atheism and Non-religion among Scottish University Students .” Pp. 171 – 194 in Atheist

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Jeanne Favret-Saada’s Minimal Ontology

Belief and Disbelief of Mystical Forces, Perilous Conditions, and the Opacity of Being

Theodoros Kyriakides

violent and affective character, which Favret-Saada identifies in her fieldwork. To reframe this claim according to the central argument of this article, unlike Evans-Pritchard, for Favret-Saada belief and disbelief in mystical forces are primarily

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Amira Mittermaier, Susan Harding, and Michael Lambek

A Portrait in Scenes Amira Mittermaier July 2004. I'm in Cairo, doing fieldwork for my dissertation. Among the very few books I have brought along is Saba Mahmood's recently released Politics of Piety . My supervisor urged me to read it